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Skelmersdale man held on suspicion of murder after crash

Merseyside Police have confirmed that two people were arrested on Wednesday, 18 July in connection with the 2016 murder of Blake Brown. The pair, a 31-year-old man from Skelmersdale and a 37-year-old woman from Fazakerley, were arrested on Wednesday afternoon on Queens Drive in Clubmoor. The arrests occurred following a road traffic collision at around 4.20pm. The Skelmersdale man has

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Have you seen Iulian Dionise? Police appeal for information

Lancashire Police are appealing for information for a male missing from the Banks area of West Lancashire. 34-year-old Iulian Dionisie has been missing since the weekend and Police and family are becoming concerned. Iulian is described as being 5ft 6in tall with a tanned complexion. He was last seen wearing black rock style boots, cream jeans and a black top

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United Utilities set to impose hosepipe ban

United Utilities has announced that it will have to impose a hosepipe ban (known as a Temporary Use Ban). This is after what is believed to be the longest heatwave since 1976. From Sunday 5th August their will be a ban for domestic customers who get their water from United Utilities, however there now follows a period of time for

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Join the winning team in Ormskirk and you don’t even have to play!

Ormskirk Rugby Club, which is your local Rugby Union club, is a club with over 400 members from U6’s through to 65+. They are seeking players of all ages and abilities and also partners, sponsors and generally local businesses to help strengthen the community feeling at the club and the wider Ormskirk area. This is a thriving club with a

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Burscough OAP jailed for historic sexual assaults against young girls

A pensioner from Burscough has been jailed after a trial at Preston Crown Court. The 75-year-old was found guilty of a string of sexual assaults against children dating back more than 30 years. George Gutcher, of Manor Avenue, Burscough, was convicted of 17 charges of indecent assault . The charges relate to three female victims and happened between 1980s and

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Young dancer takes first steps towards to West End shows

A young lad from Skelmersdale has successfully auditioned for Stage box musical theatre company and secured a place to be on their elite team. Bradley West, from Base Dance Performing Arts, auditioned for Stage box in June, going through a rigorous and competitive audition process. Stage box only accepts 25 Juniors & 25 Seniors into their Elite Team programme and

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Aerial picture shows the devastation on Winter Hill

The Fire and Rescue Service have declared the fire on Winter Hill a ‘major incident’ after two large-scale moorland fire converged on the West Pennine Moors above Bolton. The brave men and women of the emergency services are nearly entering their sixth day of battling the fires on Winter Hill. The fires on Winter Hill and Horrocks Farm are now

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